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Links and Further Resources

Online resources to further explore the world of storytelling

Storytelling Resources and Organizations

The National Storytelling Network: A US-based organization that links storytellers from all over North America, www.storynet.org
The Society for Storytelling: An organization that connects Storytellers and promotes storytelling throughout England and Wales, www.sfs.org.uk
Cuentos Grandes Para Calcetines Pequeños: A Mexican-based storytelling group that organizes many events throughout the country, including and annual festival in the city of Oaxaca, www.cuentosgrandes.com
Red Internacional de Cuentacuentos/International Storytelling Network: A resource that brings together more than 1,000 Storytellers from all over the world, www.cuentacuentos.eu
FEST, Federation for European Storytelling: A European storytelling organization that holds annual conferences, www.fest-network.eu
Brother Wolf Storytelling: An online radio program that regularly invites Storytellers to share stories, www.artofstorytellingshow.com

International Storytelling Festivals

Singapore International Storytelling Festival, sisf.bookcouncil.sg
Alden-Biesen International Storytelling Festival, www.alden-biesen.be/en/storytelling-castle/international-storytelling-festival
Scottish International Storytelling Festival, www.tracscotland.org/festivals/scottish-international-storytelling-festival


Articles or News Clips about Storytelling

“Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling,” Paul J. Zak, The Harvard Business Review, hbr.org/2014/10/why-your-brain-loves-good-storytelling
“The Power of Story,” Elizabeth Svoboda, Aeon, aeon.co/essays/once-upon-a-time-how-stories-change-hearts-and-brains
"Storytelling Benefits and Tips," Paula Stoyle, The British Council, www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/storytelling-benefits-tips
“Resilience in Language Learners and the Relationship to Storytelling”, Kate Nguyen et al., Cogent Education, www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/2331186X.2014.991160
"The Power of Storytelling in the Classroom", Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, excerpt from Children Tell Stories: Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom, www.rcowen.com/PDFs/CTS%20Ch%201%20for%20website.pdf